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Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 01:35 PM PDT

Last Stop Ahead for California's High-Speed Rail Chairman

Last Stop Ahead for California's High-Speed Rail Chairman

The chief executive officer of California's high-speed rail program said Friday he's stepping down after five years seeing the controversial project through a contentious and high-profile period in which it...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 12:27 PM PDT

Committee Blasts United Airlines, CDA for Missing Deadline

Committee Blasts United Airlines, CDA for Missing Deadline

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation said Friday it was "disappointed" United Airlines and the Chicago Department of Aviation have not provided them with answers surrounding the...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:46 AM PDT

House Russia Probe's Delayed Hearings Back on Schedule

House Russia Probe's Delayed Hearings Back on Schedule

Top law enforcement and intelligence officials are expected to testify May 2 on Capitol Hill about Russian activities to influence the U.S. presidential election. The House intelligence committee said Friday...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 04:13 PM PDT

DOJ Threatens Sanctuary Cities in Immigration Fight

DOJ Threatens Sanctuary Cities in Immigration Fight

The Trump administration intensified its threats to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities, warning nine jurisdictions Friday that they may lose...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 11:52 PM PDT

Trump Says Paris Attack Will Help Le Pen in Election

Trump Says Paris Attack Will Help Le Pen in Election

President Donald Trump waded into France's upcoming elections Friday, saying he believes an attack on police officers this week will help Marine Le Pen, the far-right presidential candidate. In an interview...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 04:55 PM PDT

Florida State Senator Artiles Resigns After Racial Remarks

Florida State Senator Artiles Resigns After Racial Remarks

A Florida state senator who used a racial slur and vulgar insults during a private, after-hours conversation with two African-American colleagues resigned Friday. Sen. Frank Artiles, a Republican who represents...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 12:32 AM PDT

Hillary Clinton Warns Trump Admin. Threatens LGBT Rights

Hillary Clinton Warns Trump Admin. Threatens LGBT Rights

Hillary Clinton slammed President Donald Trump Thursday at a fundraiser, saying his administration is a threat to LGBT rights, NBC News reported. The former presidential candidate said the administration...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:00 PM PDT

Justice Official Leading Trump-Russia Probe to Step Down

Justice Official Leading Trump-Russia Probe to Step Down

The official leading the Justice Department's investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's meddling in the 2016 election is leaving her position next month. Acting Assistant...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 05:21 PM PDT

Trump: Tax Plan With 'Massive' Cuts Coming Next Week

Trump: Tax Plan With 'Massive' Cuts Coming Next Week

Hoping to spur economic growth, President Donald Trump embarked Friday on new steps to dismantle some of the tax and financial regulations established by former President Barack Obama. Trump signed an executive...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 05:56 PM PDT

Hawaii Lawmakers Criticize Sessions' Island Judge Remarks

Hawaii Lawmakers Criticize Sessions' Island Judge Remarks

Hawaii's Democratic lawmakers on Thursday criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement on a radio show that a "judge sitting on an island in the Pacific" could stop the president's...

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